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Barack Obama Lands Placement On Billboard Hot R&B Songs Chart

What a way to start the New Year.

Another day, another historic feat for the nation's most magnetic president. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Barack Obama started off the New Year by snagging his first placement on Billboard's Hot R&B Songs Chart. Thanks to Broadway's Hamilton creator Lin Manuel-Miranda's "One Last Time (44 Remix)" melody, Obama entered the chart at No. 22 alongside featured artists like the acclaimed BeBe Winans and the play's cast member Christopher Jackson.

The melody was part of a string of remixes under the moniker "Hamildrops" that Miranda created in order to benefit nonprofit organizations, THR notes. The original version of the track was performed during the momentous Hamilton play. Obama's role on the song was to recite a farewell address by George Washington. The iconic figure and the award-winning Miranda's musical relationship previously reached a plateau three years ago when the latter joined No. 44 for a Rose Garden Freestyle at The White House.

From 2016's SXSW Music Film Interactive summit to inviting hip-hop artists like Kendrick Lamar and Common to The White House to sharing a playlist of his top songs from 2018, Obama has showcased his knowledge and love for the arts and music scene during and after his eight-year reign as president.

In 2008 when he was referred to as president-elect, the famed politician discussed his favorite genres including hip-hop and soul, adding that his iPod could paint a better picture than he could verbalize. Throughout his tenure, he aligned himself with music's top artists from Beyonce and Jay-Z to J. Cole and Chance The Rapper.

READ MORE: Barack Obama Shares Favorite Songs And Movies Lists Of 2018

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Own Some History: Tupac's 1995 Prison ID Card Is Headed To Auction

For a starting figure of $2,000, you can be the proud new owner of Tupac Shakur’s prison I.D.  from his infamous stint at the Clinton Correctional Facility in 1995.

Per TMZ, Heritage Auctions received the late rapper’s I.D. for when he was sentenced at the N.Y. facility in connection to the sexual abuse of a then-19-year-old woman. The starting bid begins at $2,000.

“[Tupac] was required to carry this laminated I.D. card at all times,” writes the site. “Pac started his sentence on Valentine's Day, and 2 weeks later he was issued this prison I.D. -- which includes his signature.”

This wouldn’t be the first piece of Tupac memorabilia to go to auction. Earlier this year, a wealthy 60-year-old man became the new owner of a piece of erotic artwork drawn by Tupac while incarcerated. The image was of him having sex with his then-girlfriend, and it sold for $21,155.75.

“In April 2018, it was reported that the breakup letter form Tupac to former flame Madonna would be up for auction via the GottaHaveRockAndRoll auction house, in addition to other items from Tupac's personal life such as satin underwear and intimate photographs,” VIBE reported in February.

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Day N Vegas Fest: Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, Travis Scott To Headline

A new music festival is coming to town, and it's looking like one of the most lit lineups in recent memory.

November is the month for the inaugural Day N' Vegas Festival, which is reportedly going to be held at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds near Las Vegas Boulevard and Sahara Avenue. Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole and Travis Scott are expected to headline the event, which takes place from Nov. 1-3.

Other performers at the event include Juice Wrld, Lil Uzi Vert, Megan Thee Stallion, Migos, 21 Savage, Tyler, The Creator, Schoolboy Q and many, many more.

The reaction from the Internet ranged from sheer excitement to inquiries about the validity of the lineup, due to the heat emitting from the flyer. Per Las Vegas' KTNV, the festival is indeed real, and  "Tickets for the festival are set to go on sale June 28 at 12 p.m. and start at $299 for early-bird general passes."

Check out the lineup below.

✨ Day N Vegas Nov 1-3 in Las Vegas 🎰 Tickets on sale Fri 6/28 at 12pm PT ♣️ Only $10 down for a 3 day ticket ♦

— Day N Vegas (@DayNVegas2019) June 24, 2019

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Lil Nas X's '7' EP Reportedly Projected To Top Billboard Chart

Not only does Lil Nas X have the biggest song in the country for the 12th straight week, but there’s a chance that his debut EP will also nab the top spot on Billboard’s 200 Albums Chart.

Per Hits Daily Double, the 20-year-old’s recently-released EP 7 is projected to top the coveted albums chart. According to the site, the EP is projected to move 70,000 units, with 4,000 to 7,000 of those units being from pure album sales.

Besides “Old Town Road,’ Lil Nas X’s other songs on the album are making waves. His new song “Panini” reportedly topped Spotify’s songs chart this past weekend, while his song “Rodeo” featuring Cardi B has also received praise.

Lil Nas X performed “Old Town Road” with Billy Ray Cyrus at the 2019 BET Awards, check out his performance below.

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